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these offices. >> amy, i think we got your point. mark halperin? >> well, greta, we knew that one of the challenges of writing a book about politics in this day and age a lot of our political discourse through the media and in politics directly has become very partisan. and we were trying to write a book, and we hope we did, it's not partisan. i'm confident we did but there was stuff in here that was not reported not just as aheut the there was a lot not reported by the republicans. we're heartened by the fact the book has received praise from people on the left and the right. sean hannity said some very nice things about the book and so did ed schultz. and the extent that it has won in this realm is that we reported everything that we could find that we thought was germane without fear of or favor. and with an eye towards history and illuminating what happened. not covering things up. there has been a concern, i'll just say quickly that, you know, why wasn't this stuff reported in real time? you know, people aren't going to be forthcoming the way they were with us in the heat of
these offices. >> i think we got your point. mark halperin? >> greta, we knew that one of the challenges of writing a book about politics in a state of age a lot of our political discourse to the media and politics directly has become very partisan. we're trying to write a book and we hope we did, that is not person. because there is nothing here that was not ever reported, not just the caller suggested about the democrats there's it stuff never report about the republicans. we are heartened by the fact that the book is received praise from people on the left and the right. john hannity said some very nice things about the book as did head shows that i think the strength of the book, the extent it has one in this realm, as we reported everything we could find that we thought was germane to telling the story about both parties, candidates in both parties, without fear of or favor and with an eye toward history and a looming what happened. not covering things up. there has been a concern, i was just a quickly, why wasn't the stuff report in real-time? you know, people are going to be fort
morning, marc, good morning, john, good morning, greta. i have seen you guys on other shows. one of the things that is fascinating to me is that the country seems to be in a state of cognitive dissonance. and barack obama is incompetent, unprepared, on qualified to be president, john mccain is this. based on what you guys have said this morning, the exact opposite -- the reverse is true to barack obama seems to be hope and change and all that, but he seems to be a very savvy politician, a brilliant strategic thinker, a very well- prepared, understands the issues, and yet all the buzz right now is about sarah palin, who mostly speaks -- her vocabulary is mostly monosyllabic, and i have not heard her say anything of substance in terms of public policy from the time she started running up until now. i am just amazed -- are you amazed that the country is so enamored with sarah palin, who lacks intellectual curiosity, lacks the depth. she is mostly a vacuous -- guest: i'm a big fan of monosyllabics, so i have to differ from the caller there at that that is a problem. with all due resp
that list as we go to sebastian, florida. on the democratic line, go ahead. >> caller: thank you, greta. kenneth, i looked at the massachusetts race. and you just said $400,000 for the tea parties. the chamber of commerce -- >> i'm so sorry about that, caller. i pushed the wrong button. please call again. we'll try to get you on air. my apologies. robert on the independent line. go ahead. >> caller: good morning, mr. vogel and greta. >> yes. >> caller: what i have to say is a comment. i hate distortions. i hate lies. and i hate fraud. we've seen a lot of this from the republican party. their follow-up on fox news and everybody keep carrying this. so tell me, is it against the law for fox news and their contributors to be raising money for the republican party? that's all i have to say. >> guest: it's actually not. this is an interesting sort of line of inquiry that we've seen in recent days. pushed by some on the left including media matters. sort of a left-leaning media watchdog that has raised legitimate -- has raised concerns using legitimate numbers about fundraising political actio
ahead. >> caller: good morning, marc, john, greta politico of things, one is i seen you guys on other shows and one of the things that's fascinating to me is the country seems to be a state of dissidents, barack obama is the on prepared and unqualified to be president. john mccain is the longtime politician with experience and based on what you guys have said this morning to me the exact opposite, the reverse is true. barack obama seems to be hoping and change and all that but he seems to be a very savvy politician, brilliant strategic thinker and a very well-prepared and understands the issues and yet all of the buzz right now about sarah palin who mostly speaks and her vocabulary is mostly models love it and i haven't heard her say anything of substance in terms of public policy from the time she started running up until now and i'm just amazed are you amazed the country is so enamored with sarah palin who lacks intellectual curiosity, blacks debt and is mostly black -- >> host: mark halperin? >> guest: i have to disagree that is a problem. you know, with all the respect to that cal
: greta, i watch you all the time. i have two statements. host: make it quick, mary. caller: yes, i will. regarding meeks, everyone keeps forgetting about meeks. one lady said yesterday that democrats need to vote for meeks. i'm going to be there. i'm going to vote for meeks. but see how republicans push everyone out, getting this rubio guy in there, the tea party. you're fooling yourself if you think rubio will win, but that's another story. guest: as far as meek goes, he's a fromi -- formidable candidate, a state trooper, an african american who can rally votes back there. and you have a race between meeks, rubio, and crist, it would seem to look good for meeks, because you would have crist and rubio duking it out for conservative votes. host: winston-salem, north carolina. larry, independent line. good morning. caller: one quick comment. a lot of people in this nation have forgotten we're a republic, not a two-party system or otherwise. this is the first time i've done this in my life, i hate what is happening to our nation. it's being torn asunder. i am sick of it. these people who g
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